Most workers continue to work in horrid working conditions without complaining. However, if the conditions at your workplace are not up to the mark, you may get injured. You could get seriously injured by exposed wires, protruding nails, unprotected machinery and many other things.
Most people don’t even realize how harmful the conditions are until after they get injured. Each year, thousands of people get injured in workplaces just because the employer was not willing to comply with workplace safeguards and environmental standards. However, most workers don’t complain because they fear losing their jobs.
Unfortunately, if you get injured at your workplace due to the negligence shown by your employer, you should seriously consider filing for workers compensation. You don’t deserve working in poor conditions. The law of the United States is very clear about employers who fail to take care of their employees: they should be fined and punished. You need to hire an injury attorney that can help you file a strong case against your employer.
Calculating the Compensation
Calculating the workers compensation is not as easy as it looks. There are many factors that need to be considered by the injury attorney when making a claim. The courts understand that too. That’s why the injury lawyer gets an ample amount of time from the court to create a strong case. In order to prove that you were seriously hurt, the court may even order you to undergo some independent medical evaluations in order to assess the extent of your injury.
Most importantly, your injury lawyer is responsible for creating a review of the events that led to the injury. This is very important. The court will want to know whether the injury was caused by some other party or was it caused due to the negligence of the owner. Even if you were injured by accident, the court would want to know about the circumstances that led to the accident. To build the strong possible case and get the maximum amount of compensation, you will need to build up a really strong case.
Know Your Rights
Most workers in Indianapolis don’t really know their rights. However, according to the laws of the State, any person who gets injured while on the job is supposed to get medical treatment. Most importantly, if the injury was sustained while at the workplace due to poor working conditions, the employer is liable to pay for the treatment. The employee will also receive compensation for all the work that he couldn’t do while he was recuperating.
In case of a permanent injury or disability, the employer is supposed to give the injured employee a hefty compensation package. Schiller Law offers its services to people all over Indianapolis and state of Indiana. If you have been injured at your workplace and feel that it was due to the negligence of your employer, we can help you fight for your rights and get the compensation that you deserve.